Explore Your Options

Step Three: Explore Your Options

In Step 3 of the career exploration process, you will engage with multiple different ways to explore your major and career options. Our Career Guides and Major Guides lay out the A-Zs of each industry and major, so you can thoroughly research and find the best fit. Then you can actively explore with activities like informational interviewing and job shadowing to test and solidify your choice.

24 IU Industry Career Guides

IU Career Guides offer the A-Zs of each field’s preferred educational backgrounds, as well as employment opportunities and insider tips, industry-related interview questions, and a lot more.

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It’s all about networking. Talk with people. Ask about informational interviews. Ask about getting coffee. Ask about job opportunities. And go to career fairs. 

Val Rector, Vice President of Talent Acquisition - Coalfire Systems Inc.

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Founded in 2003, LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. The Indiana University Bloomington Alumni Group has over 225,000 members. It's a powerful tool and a great place to connect with professionals no matter what you are pursuing.

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Meet one-on-one with your career coach to develop a plan for your life after college. Watch the video to learn how to schedule an appointment!

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